It Ain’t Where You’re From, It’s Where You’re At…. By: Thomas Noone. Scattered Belongings By: Jayne O. Ifekwunigwe. Where are you from?. Where do you fit in?. African Diasporas: Pre-Columbian& Post-Columbian. Pre-Columbian World. Post-Columbian African Diaspora. African Diasporas.
It Ain’t Where You’re From, It’s Where You’re At…
By: Thomas Noone
Where are you from?
Where do you fit in?
Post-Columbian African Diaspora
White Indigenous Roots + Black Diasporic Roots = ?
“Hence neither the exclusionary discourse of White Englishness nor the inclusive discourse of the Black English-African diaspora completely represents their everyday lived realities. Designated Black/White parentage and English/English-African diasporic upbringings position them at a complex and specific multiethnic, multicultural, multiracial and transnational intersections” (63, Scattered Belongings, Ifekwunigwe).
What’s the role of music, nationalism, and history in race and ethnicity….
“The very least which this music and its history can offer us today is an analogy for comprehending the lines of affiliation and association which take the idea of the diaspora beyond its symbolic status as the fragmentary opposite of an imputed racial essence.” (15, Gilroy).